Whether you are a seasoned prayer warrior, or new to a life of faith and just beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ, we can all use new tools in our faith toolbox from time to time, including ways to deepen our prayer practice. Talking to God can be a formal affair, or you can chat with Him out loud on your drive to work. There is no special dress code, and you don’t have to use a script. These 5 tips will help breathe new life into your prayer routine.
Have you ever met someone you’d describe as a sourpuss, a grouch, or just plain cranky? Or have you ever noticed that the older our loved ones get, the more they tend to spout off inappropriate words or phrases – including things they’d never have uttered years prior?
“Grandma's Lil' Girl”
Grandma, I was thinking of you today and a smile tickled my face.
My husband recently repainted the main level of our house, and we took the calendar, clock, canvases, and children’s artwork off the walls before the work began. I was leafing through a stack of mail when I noticed that the funky old hanger that displayed a favorite work of my son’s from kindergarten now held the lovely dot-work image of a large white rabbit that my 8-year-old daughter recently completed.